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2021 Orthopaedic Surgery Medical Student Awards

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery congratulates Garrett Berger and Andrew Kleven as this year's Medical Student Award Winners.

Garrett Berger is this year's recipient of the Bruce J. Brewer, MD Endowed Student Award. The Bruce J. Brewer, MD Endowed Student Award at the Medical College of Wisconsin is awarded by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to the most outstanding graduating senior medical student who plans to pursue a career in Orthopaedic Surgery. Kathryn Brewer (Mrs. Bruce Brewer) established the Bruce J. Brewer, MD Endowed Student Award Fund in December of 1999 to be first awarded for the academic year 2000-2001.

Andrew Kleven received the Walter P. Blount Award. The Walter P. Blount Award for Orthopaedics is given in honor of Dr. Blount, former Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, to the senior medical student who has demonstrated unusual interest and talent in comprehending musculoskeletal disease and injury during the senior orthopaedic rotation.

This is our opportunity to recognize students who represent the best that MCW has to offer. Andrew will be joining the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin this July for his residency. Garrett will be completing his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California San Diego Health.